Sleep Study Part 7: Sleep in Menopausal Women

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Being bombarded with hot flashes and night sweats — so called vasomotor symptoms in medical speak — makes it a challenge for women in menopause (or perimenopause for that matter) to get a good night’s sleep. Fortunately, a new study published in Menopause,  the journal of the North American Menopause Society, finds that menopausal women may get better shut eye if they up their physical activity.

Latex Mattress Shopping: Best Value

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Mattress shopping has changed a great deal over the years. Today’s consumers are savvier than ever before, and want the best possible value and experience when shopping for latex mattresses. They want to get the biggest possible bang for the buck and the best mattress for the money. That’s why it’s important to keep these things in mind while shopping for latex.

Drooling at Night

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Drooling, also referred to sialorrhea, is the process of saliva seeping, or in some cases flowing, outside of the mouth. It can occur in adults as well as children.

Latex Mattress Reviews

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People today are looking for earth-friendly choices in many purchases. Sometimes, this is at the expense of other luxuries or features. That isn’t the case, however, when it comes to mattresses. Many people who purchase latex mattresses are surprised and delighted to discover that with latex mattresses you really do get to have your eco-friendly cake and eat it too. These are just some of the benefits and features real consumers are thrilled with when talking about their natural latex mattresses.

Daytime Napping Mistakes

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Daytime napping has historically received a bad rap because it was thought to interfere with nighttime sleep. But lately, daytime naps have been peeling off their bad-for-you reputation layer by layer.  For one instance, a recent study by Weill Cornell Medical College in White Plains, N.Y, researchers concluded that significant cognitive benefits and increase in overall sleep time in older people were found as a result of napping, as reported in Harvard Health Publications.

How to Compare Latex Mattress Brands

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If this is your first time purchasing a latex mattress, the wide range of brands and options might be a little bit confusing. On the outside looking in, one brand looks much the same as any other. There are, however, a few things you should look for that may help you make your buying decision.

Best Mattress for an Adjustable Bed

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If you’re in the market for a new bed these days, it’s hard to resist the appeal of an adjustable bed. There are so many potential benefits to a bed of this type, and you still have the ability to sleep flat, if that is your desire. Before you make your purchase, however, there are a few details you should iron out, such as whether or not you will benefit from an adjustable bed and which mattress is the best mattress for an adjustable bed and for a better night’s sleep for you.

Dream Interpretation

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The philosophy that dreams are trying to reveal important messages is not a new school of thought. It’s been around for ages – and in many cultures. Sigmund Freud, for instance, was convinced that dreams have meaning. Native American tribes, such as the Iroquois, considered dreams to be sacred, and treated the interpretations of their dreams as law in matters such as marriage and even war.

Buying a Latex Mattress Online

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Many people are somewhat reluctant to make major purchases, such as mattresses, online. The truth is that there is no method of ordering a mattress that is more convenient and potentially cost saving than doing so via the Internet. These tips will help you make an informed decision about the mattress you purchase online.

LED Lights and Sleep

It doesn’t take much to throw your circadian rhythm (your body’s internal sleep clock) completely off balance. Unfortunately, once you’ve done that, it can take quite a while to get your rhythm back so you can get a good night’s sleep once again. The really strange news, however, is that your alarm clock may even be one of the culprits keeping you up nights.